ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER/CONFERENCE CENTER SALES MANAGER - Spectra Venue Management- XFINITY Arena at Everett (Everett, WA)
Assist General Manager in planning, directing and managing the day to day operations of the facility. Specifically facilitating the sales of the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center.
Serve as acting General Manager when required.
Promote and book events in the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center through an aggressive marketing and sales program
Maintain an active and positive relationship with the Everett Public Facilities District Board, the City of Everett, other local entities, building tenants, contracted vendors, and marketing partners. Represent the facility and Spectra Facility Management professionally at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work directly with clients in preparation of cost estimates, contract negotiations, oversight of event management, event settlement.
Promote the Conference Center to all potential clients; conduct facility tours; answer questions and provide information regarding facility services, technical capabilities, policies and procedures; assist clients in finalizing booking arrangements.
Initiate sales calls via phone, electronic mail, surface mail and in person with the intent of aggressively marketing the Conference Center to repeat and prospective clients.
Organize and facilitate meetings, conferences and other special events as required.
Oversee event scaling, conference center configurations, and event staffing including; stagehands, runners, merchandise vendors, contracted security, police, and EMT’s.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the county, to include local hotels and industry organizations; represent the facility professionally at all times. Attend industry events and tradeshows.
Create and analyze in-house event budgets for prospective events.
Oversee departmental budgets and participate in the overall facility operating and capital budgets.
Recruit, motivate and supervise director level staff.
Provide evaluation and development of recommendations to improve organizational administration, procedures, and programs.
Prepare weekly/monthly/annual reports on sales, operations, activities, and budget.
Assist in the oversight of the facility’s tenants and contract service partners.
Work schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Demonstrated knowledge of current industry management principles and practices, specifically as related to a Conference Center.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, five (5) years experience of increasing responsibility in public assembly venues, related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated supervisory experience including recruitment, training and performance management.
Knowledge of and experience in the event booking process, contract development and execution, and event settlements, specifically as it relates to a Conference Center.
Working knowledge of facility operations, event management, EEOC, FLSA, OSHA, ADA and basic finance.
Proficiency in database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
Production experience involving audio, video, lighting, and rigging.
Self motivated with excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills with an ability to handle multiple assignments.
Ability to function and make management decisions in a fast paced high pressure environment.
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